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by John R. Brookes
Now, in Volume 2 of Reading the World - I invite you to join me as I travel from Russia to Africa - an adventure that will take in the frozen wastelands of Siberia, the searing heat of the Gobi Desert, several obscure former Soviet nations and the volatile Middle East... [close]
by Gregory David Roberts
Gregory David Robert’s epic debut novel, Shantaram, introduced millions of readers to t…more
Gregory David Robert’s epic debut novel, Shantaram, introduced millions of readers to the heart of India and the hidden heart of Bombay through Lin, an Australian fugitive, working as a passport forger for a branch of the Bombay mafia. In The Mountain Shadow , the long-awaited sequel, Lin must find his way in a Bombay run by a different generation of mafia dons playing by a different set of rules.
It has been two years since the events in Shantaram and since Lin lost two people he had come to love: his father figure, Khaderbhai, and his soul mate, Karla, married to a handsome Indian media tycoon. Lin returns from a smuggling trip to a city that seems to have changed too much, too soon. Many of his old friends are long gone, his girlfriend—the radiant American Lisa—is spending more and more time with her partners at her art gallery, and the new mafia leadership has become entangled in increasingly violent and dangerous intrigues. But Lin can’t leave the Island City: Karla, and one final mission, won’t let him go.
A love story of hope, humor, and the philosophical quest for the wisdom of our common humanity, The Mountain Shadow is a sublime, all-consuming novel of our extraordinary human struggle for love and faith, truth and redemption. [close]
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